Linhard places 91st at NCAA meet

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: November 20, 2010
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Emma Linhard

WAVERLY, Iowa --- Colby College's Emma Linhard (Brunswick, Maine) finished in 91st place and teammate Amy Tortorello (Medway, Mass.) was 149th in a field of 279 runners at the NCAA Division III Women's Cross Country Championships on Saturday at the Max Cross Country Course at Wartburg College.

Linhard, running in her final NCAA cross country meet, finished in a time of 22 minutes, 21.7 seconds. Tortorello was running in her first NCAA meet with the Mules and closed with a time of 22:48.1 over the 6-kilometer course.

St. Lawrence University's Wendy Pavlus won the women's race in 20:49.3 and was the lone finisher below 21 minutes. Middlebury College from the NESCAC won the team title with 185 points and all four teams from the New England Region finished in the top eight among the 32 teams.


 
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